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Lawsuit against President is frivolous
The demographics around the country have changed; and the extremists in the Republican Party see the presidency as out of reach. In my opinion, John Boehner, the speaker of the House, is moving for...
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The Road to Philadelphia – Aug 2014
During the summer of 1774, the Colonies agreed to send delegates to Philadelphia to form the first Continental Congress.   “There is a new, and a grand Scene open before me—a Congress…  I will keep...
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Movie review - Hercules
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Article Five
The U.S. Constitution holds the key for saving our nation. For the past 100 years the leaders of our country seem to think the citizens are better off when there is someone to tell them what to do ...
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Sideglances
Watching a 1941 vintage movie recently I was surprised to see a woman who was apparently wearing a skirt leap onto a horse astride. Then it dawned on me that she was wearing culottes, a fashion tha...
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The View from Writers Roost
Every time I see a news story about movie theaters in a newspaper, it resurrects memories. Small town theaters in particular evoke tales of yesteryear. For a period of time, the theater business wa...
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Jiminy Cricket!
by JIM "PAPPY" MOORE
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In American culture, there is only one cricket, and his name is Jiminy Cricket. Try to think of a single cricket who even has a place in American culture. Jiminy stands alone, a giant of a cartoon ...
Are you Passionate?
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
Jul 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
I am not a very passionate person. I don’t fight for causes, I don’t do volunteer work, and I don’t get too involved in politics. My life may be too busy for me to get involved in such things. I re...
Curious or Converted?
by STEVE ELLISON
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Curious or Converted? Pastor Steve Ellison   One day after the writing of this column, I will be heading to Sturgis, South Dakota for a week.  I will be helping to staff an evangelism tent at the m...
Journalism under fire
by HEATHER DIGBY PARTON
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A new report highlights the increasing hostility that investigative reporters face Read more: Journalism under fire
Rutherford Institute Asks Court to Hold Public School Superintendent and ‘Bullying Specialist’ Accountable for Free Speech Violations
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NEWARK, N.J. — Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked a federal court to hold a New Jersey school superintendent and “Bullying Specialist” accountable for unreasonably enforcing the stat...
TSCRA Supports the Red River Private Property Protection Act
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  Fort Worth, Texas –  The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) today announced their support of H.R. 4979, the Red River Private Property Protection Act, authored by Rep. Mac ...
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A visitor walks through the pot pavilion at Denver County Fair, the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions, in Denver, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. There’s no actual weed at the fairgrounds. Instead, fairgoers will see photos of competing pot plants and marijuana-infused foods. A sign near the entry warns patrons not to consume pot at the fair. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Marijuana joined roses and dahlias Friday in blue ribbon events at the nation's first county fair to allow pot competitions.


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Members of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team lift a 16-17-million-year-old fossil lodged in a rock weighing about 2,000 pounds out of a hole in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The Palos Verdes Peninsula was once an ocean bottom that over eons has risen hundreds of feet above the Pacific. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (AP) — A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a Southern California backyard Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.


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